Rapidly aging population has propelled The Netherlands to find innovative ways to provide medical attention to people without the cost of having an attendant visit them home.
The CamCare pilot project connects, via a live audio and video link, the patient to a clinic. Whenever he feels poorly, he pushes just one button and automatically a video of him along with his medical records appear on the nurse’s screen. After having discussed with him, the nurse decides whether to dispatch help or tell him what he needs to do.
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